Life Below Zero: Why was Chip Hailstone in jail? His life explored

Chip Hailstone has been part of the show for a long time. However, in season 10, he was missing because he was in jail. Here’s a look at why Chip was in jail.

‘Life Below Zero’ become of the most popular shows on Discovery. It allowed people to view the life of hunters and how they get by every day. Chip and his family managed to gain a lot of fans. He did almost all the hunting and made sure his family had everything. However, his wife, Agnes Hailstone had to step in after arrest.

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Why was Chip Hailstone arrested?

Chip had been arrested in 2017 and was sentenced to 15 months in prison for ” two counts of perjury and making false statements to police,” as reported by Distractify.

In 2011, Chip had filed a lawsuit claiming an Alaskan state trooper had assaulted his daughter. In another incident, he had claimed a Noorvik resident had pointed a gun at his daughter after an altercation between him and his stepson took place.

During this time, his family had stepped up and taken on his role. He even commented on his return as he said in the show, “I’ve got real rifles in my hand, I’m back to being my old self. I’m going to have a good time because I missed out on this last year.” 

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Who is Chip Hailstone’s wife Agnes?

Chip and Agnes have been married since 1992. The pair is proud parents to their five daughters. They are Tinmiaq, Iriqtaq, Mary, Caroline, and Qutan Hailstone. Their family was brought to spotlight after they decided to appear on the reality show.

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Chip has been a part of ‘Life Below Zero’ since 2013. Their net worth is estimated at over $250,000. After spending his time in prison, Chip was quick to get back to his normal life. He continued coming on the show and to date has been one of the most popular cast members.

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